Dyslexia Friendly Fonts Need More Evaluation and Testing…

usefulness of dyslexic fonts

There are many fonts that have been designed to help the dyslexic reader – but do they really work? This week’s blog post looks at the different perspectives and whether dyslexia friendly fonts really do the job they claim.

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Positive Dyslexia – Part Two

Today’s blog is by Arran Smith, Dyslexia Advisor for Nessy, who tells a heart-warming story of his journey with dyslexia, from his struggles in school to his charity work with the Leicester Dyslexia Association and working for the British Dyslexia Association.

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Prevention, Not Intervention

literacy rates in the us

A case for reducing the need for reading and literacy interventions by preventing reading failure before it happens. America’s literacy crisis has reached epidemic proportions, 65% of American 4th graders do not read at basic proficiency level. This post takes a look at ways in which we can solve that crisis.

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Independent Learning And The Struggling Reader

Shawna’s personable blog focusses on motherhood and special needs as both of her boys need some extra help with schooling. She shares her experiences in a real way, complete with snippets of dialogue from her sons and her own frustrations and hopes through the homeschooling journey.

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The Best Online Reading Program for Screen-Addicted Kiddos

nessy reading & spelling review

This year A-Man is in “kindergarten”. I put that in quotes because when you’re homeschooling, and especially when you’re homeschooling an autistic kiddo, grade levels get a bit mushy. A lot of our school time has to look like play, and some days we do primarily therapy activities instead of traditional school lessons.

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